paradigm shift

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paradigm shift

A dramatic change in methodology or practice. It often refers to a major change in thinking and planning, which ultimately changes the way projects are implemented. For example, accessing applications and data from the Web instead of from local servers is a paradigm shift. See paradigm and buzzword.
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In conjunction with the closing, Exosome Diagnostics' main investors, Forbion, Tiger Management and NGN looks forward to its combination with Bio-Techne and the positive paradigm change the companies will have on patients' lives.
He added that it has signalled a paradigm change in politics in the country to one defined by policies and ideologies and not one dictated by tribe, religion, and political affiliations.We are all Kenyans and we will not be divided in terms of tribe, region and religion.
These capabilities are being put to the test because of the paradigm change that we are experiencing.
Through its programs, the Association has been successful to a great extent in removing the stigma and taboo related to the disease and in creating a paradigm change towards cancer prevention and control.
The last potential paradigm change may take place in Turkey's relations with the Syrian Kurds.
"We're at the beginning of a paradigm change in medicine with the promise of being able to facilitate regeneration of parts of the human body, where cells and tissues can be engineered to grow healthy, functional organs to replace diseased ones; new genes can be introduced into the body to combat disease; and adult stem cells can generate replacements for cells that are lost to injury or disease," FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said in the statement.
"These new imaging systems can visualize wide areas of the seafloor and shipwreck sites at optical resolutions not previously obtainable and represent a real paradigm change in our ability to image and interpret objects and features on the seafloor," said William Lange, director of the Advanced Imaging and Visualization Laboratory (AIVL) at WHOI.
The rift opened as Brexit Secretary David Davis said leaving the EU would result in a "paradigm change" for the economy.
Leaving the EU will provoke a "paradigm change" in the UK economy on a similar order of magnitude to the financial crash of 2008, making economic forecast models unlikely to be "informative", he told MPs.
Leaving the EU will provoke a "paradigm change" in the economy on a similar order of magnitude to the financial crash of 2008, making economic forecast models unlikely to be "informative", he told MPs.
Mr Davis also warned leaving the EU will provoke an economic "paradigm change" similar to the 2008 financial crash.
The experiment will be part of the Cabinet Office's program to promote innovative research and development, called "Impulsing Paradigm Change through Disruptive Technologies (ImPACT)" program.